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Join us this Tuesday at Caputo's Deli to celebrate the traditional Italian festival of Carnevale! Feel free to come dressed up with a mask or just as yourself. We will have light refreshments, games, and more. Be sure to come slightly early, if possible, as our time is limited and we want to have as much fun as possible with the time we have. There...

FRIDAY, FEB. 24 | 6 P.M. TO 9 P.M. Where:College of Southern Nevada - Charleston campus. Start time:6:00 pm End time:9:00 pm. Address:6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas. Cost:Free. Age limit:All ages The Oscar-nominated documentary feature Fire at Sea, which never played in Las Vegas theaters, will be shown at the College of Southern Nevada’s Char...

He's worked in kitchens for three decades. He's gotten rave reviews from the New York Times. His Manhattan eatery, L'Impero, won a James Beard Award for best restaurant. You've very likely watched Conant in action, because he's been a judge on Chopped, Top Chef, and 24 Hour Restaurant Battle. He's traded cooking techniques with Anthony Bourdain for...

There's pizza. And then there's wood-fired pizza. Every now and then, I'm lured from our regular pizzeria by the promise of a smaller, even less elaborate pie that redeems itself with incomparably crunchy crust and that telltale whiff of wood smoke. Among several wood-burning ovens in the Rogue Valley, Rosario's is my go-to in Medford for pies that...

Every morning Steven Cappelli, the owner of Casanova in Makawao, gets up and reads reviews from Open Table, Yelp and Trip Advisor. “My mornings start with reading these reviews,” says Cappelli. “What a way to start the day, I know. My phone gets the notifications. But I really use it as a training tool. In the beginning of social media sites like t...

Students from all levels of Italian joined the officers of the UW Italian Club on Friday to prepare a four-course meal together. On the menu was a caprese salad, pasta al pesto, duck breast in orange sauce (petto d'anatra all'arancia), and a mandarin sorbet. Everyone pitched in with shelling, peeling, slicing and boiling to get the dinner ready, sp...

If you’re familiar already with the formidable work that chef Matt Pilato is doing at LAMP Pizzeria, a neighborhood parlor nestled among the scenic desert peaks and million-dollar homes of far-north Scottsdale, the answer might be: pretty damn far. If you’ve never heard of LAMP Pizzeria, though, and you don’t already spend your free time navigating...

With two new pizza joints appearing in the last two months, it’s tough to argue that Boise is hurting for places to grab a slice. But a new Italian restaurant? That’s an offer we can’t refuse. Vincenzo Trattoria plans to open in early March at 6970 W. State St., according to chef and manager Vincenzo Nicoletta. The 2,241-square foot space at Northg...

It’s 12:30 p.m. on a Thursday, and a man walks into the tiny cafe, dreaming of a brisket sandwich. “We’re out,” says Taunia Carter, the woman behind the counter. “Oh, no! That’s my favorite,” the man says, and steps outside. “I’ll come back another day.” Carter sighs. “On a normal day, I’d convince him that he’ll find his next favorite. You know, s...

Looking for quiet sophistication in a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner destination? Your search ends with Sinatra. Whether the weather accommodates a table in the peaceful garden patio or you stay inside the regal dining room that serves as a tribute to the Chairman, Sinatra’s surroundings and stellar service provide the charm to create a memorable...

Take two roommates who’ve been friends for 20 years. Add the fact that their Seattle homes are five blocks apart. Mix in one person’s expertise in marketing and design, complemented by the other’s law and engineering background. The result: A recipe for a hand-crafted business that’s as vibrant, robust and enjoyable as its products.Meet Anne SanGio...

Pūlehu, an Italian Grill, located at The Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas, has named Jesse Pita as its chef de cuisine. In celebration of the award-winning Italian restaurant’s growth and new culinary direction, it will host “Nuova Foglia” (which means “new leaf” in Italian), a chef’s tasting dinner on Saturday, Feb. 11. “Chef Jesse’s Italian...